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Homeless 3rd grader aims to become youngest chess grandmaster

One of the country's newest and youngest chess champions is being praised for his perseverance through incredible hardship. Tani Adewumi is just 8 years old and only learned to play chess about a year ago. He and his family came to New York as refugees from Nigeria in 2017. Vladimir Duthiers reports.
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